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Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, September 17, 2019   New Information On Tuesday, September 24th, Newport High School will be hosting its Curriculum Night. This evening is a great opportunity for NHS parents/guardians to get more information regarding the school and its mission and to meet with their student’s teachers and support staff. The counselors will share valuable guidance information for high school and beyond. There will be brief introductions and presentations by the Administrative Team, the NHS PTSA, and the Bellevue Schools Foundation. Families will follow their student’s class schedule and visit each of their student’s teachers for 10-minute presentations. Grade level presentations begin at 6:15pm, followed by class visits beginning at 7:00pm. Grade-level presentation locations are as follows:
  • 12th Grade – Library
  • 11th Grade – West Gym/Outside Gym
  • 10th Grade – Main Gym
  • 9th Grade – PAC
Please print out your student’s schedule from ParentVUE or have it available on your phone for the evening (screenshots work best, in cases of low network connection), as you will be following your student’s schedule. Students can also provide their families with their daily schedule, through ParentVUE or by writing it down. Step by step directions for how to access ParentVUE and school maps are available using the links below.   Please create your account and ensure that you can get access. Please ensure that you have access to both prior to arriving. NHS Map ParentVUE Login   This Week’s Events Any students looking to use the weight room will be able to work out with our wrestling coach Mr. Chenoweth on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30am, Wednesday, September 18 – Wednesday, November 6.   Hey Newport! Want to refine your public speaking and argumentation skills? Newport Speech and Debate begins the 2019/20 season with one session open for all students on Thursday, September 19th. Practices run 3:30 to 5:30 in the library! New students and current members are encouraged to participate. Learn baseline skills of public speaking and argumentation in two intense days of open practice! See you there!   Do you like to build robots and compete in competitions? Join Robotics! Our information meeting is on Tuesday, September 17 from 3:30pm to 5pm in the Newport Lecture Halls. Food will be provided. We hope to see you there.   Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills while debating the pressing world issues? Join Model United Nations. Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 17th in room 1102 at 3:40pm. Meetings happen weekly on Tuesday’s. Hope to see you there.   Do you like making decorations? Do you want to help plan TOLO, Newport’s semi-formal dance? Then you should joint Camelot Club. Our first meeting is Friday, September 20th at 3:40pm in room 2104; subsequent meetings will happen every Friday. Hope to see you there!   Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!   KnightSounds Auditions:  Would you like to be a part of an elite vocal ensemble that performs vocal jazz and complex contemporary music, learn microphone technique, have multiple solo opportunities, and learn to improvise?  Then we have a place for you!  We are holding auditions for our select vocal ensemble: KnightSounds on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. This is a class you register for and it meets zero period.  We also have spots available for rhythm section players and would love to have the opportunity to help you develop your talent. If you are interested or looking for more information, pick up a packet TODAY outside of room 1225, the choir / orchestra room, or see Mrs. Fisher.  Hurry and start practicing!   General Information Are you ready to "fight the power"? Black Student Union (BSU) is one of the many core foundations giving a voice to the students of color at Newport High School.  This club will act as a platform for the small, yet powerful population of Black students at Newport and act as an opportunity for ALL students to learn about the significance of race in America. We are a group of funny, talented, friendly, and passionate teens wanting to make a difference at Newport and strive for that dream. Meetings are held every Tuesday from 3:35 to 4:30pm in room 2108. Food will be provided!   Come to Ocean Science Club where we learn about the ocean and participate in competitions that test interdisciplinary knowledge in STEM and ocean science. Meetings are Wednesdays at 7:15am in room 3111. Friends, food and fun provided!   Peer Tutors Wanted: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor? Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.   2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours: 30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.    Student Locker Requests go electronic! Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.   KCLS News  King County Library System: Life After High School Programs    College & Career Center News College visits are intended for students only. The following is an abbreviated list for the coming week. Please visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.   Butler University – Tuesday, September 17th – 1st lunch Washington State University – Tuesday, September 17th – 1st & 2nd lunch Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Tuesday, September 17th – 1st lunch Dartmouth College – Tuesday, September 17th – 2nd lunch University of Montana, Missoula – Tuesday, September 17th – 2nd lunch   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: Newport HS Athletics  NHS clubs: NHS Activities   Useful Links: Bellevue School District Home Page  Newport High School   

Daily Bulletin – Monday, September 16, 2019

Daily Bulletin – Monday, September 16, 2019      New Information  Any students looking to use the weight room will be able to work out with our wrestling coach Mr. Chenoweth on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30am, Wednesday, September 18 – Wednesday, November 6.    Are you ready to "fight the power"? Black Student Union (BSU) is one of the many core foundations giving a voice to the students of color at Newport High School.  This club will act as a platform for the small, yet powerful population of Black students at Newport and act as an opportunity for ALL students to learn about the significance of race in America. We are a group of funny, talented, friendly, and passionate teens wanting to make a difference at Newport and strive for that dream. Meetings are held every Tuesday from 3:35 to 4:30pm in room 2108. Food will be provided!    Are you interested in Computer Science and want a safe place to learn more about coding? Come to Girls Who Code every Monday at 3:30pm in room 1404, at3:30pm. Improve your coding skills and close the STEM gender gap. No experience required!    Come to Ocean Science Club where we learn about the ocean and participate in competitions that test interdisciplinary knowledge in STEM and ocean science. Meetings are Wednesdays at 7:15am in room 3111. Friends, food and fun provided!      This Week’s Events  Hey Newport! Want to refine your public speaking and argumentation skills? Newport Speech and Debate begins the 2019/20 season with two sessions open for all students on Monday, September 16th and Thursday, September 19th. Practices run 3:30 to 5:30 in the library! New students and current members are encouraged to participate. Learn baseline skills of public speaking and argumentation in two intense days of open practice! See you there!    Do you want to learn about technology and other STEM-related topics? Come to Technology Students Association in room 1108 on Monday’s 3:30pm to 4:00pm for a good time and free food! First meeting is Monday, September 16th.     Do you like to build robots and compete in competitions? Join Robotics! Our information meeting is on Tuesday, September 17 from 3:30pm to 5pm in the Newport Lecture Halls. Food will be provided. We hope to see you there.     Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills while debating pressing world issues? Join Model United Nations. Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 17th in room 1102 at 3:40pm. Meetings happen weekly on Tuesday’s. Hope to see you there.    Do you like making decorations? Do you want to help plan TOLO, Newport’s semi-formal dance? Then you should joint Camelot Club. Our first meeting is Friday, September 20th at 3:40pm in room 2104; subsequent meetings will happen every Friday. Hope to see you there!    Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!    KnightSounds Auditions: Would you like to be a part of an elite vocal ensemble that performs vocal jazz and complex contemporary music, learn microphone technique, have multiple solo opportunities, and learn to improvise? Then we have a place for you! We are holding auditions for our select vocal ensemble: KnightSounds on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week. This is a class you register for and it meets zero period. We also have spots available for rhythm section players and would love to have the opportunity to help you develop your talent. If you are interested or looking for more information, pick up a packet TODAY outside of room 1225, the choir / orchestra room, or see Mrs. Fisher. Hurry and start practicing!        General Information  Peer Tutors Wanted: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor? Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.    Are you interesting in checking out the clubs that Newport has to offer? The full list of active NHS clubs is available at https://bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/.    2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours: 30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.    Student Locker Requests go electronic! Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.    KCLS News  King County Library System: Life After High School Programs      College & Career Center News    College visits are intended for students only. The following is an abbreviated list for the coming week. Please visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.    Arizona State University – Monday, September 16th - 1st lunch  Macalester College – Monday, September 16th – 3pm    Butler University – Tuesday, September 17th – 1st lunch  Washington State University – Tuesday, September 17th – 1st & 2nd lunch  Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Tuesday, September 17th – 1st lunch  Dartmouth College – Tuesday, September 17th – 2nd lunch  University of Montana, Missoula – Tuesday, September 17th – 2nd lunch    Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: Newport HS Athletics    Useful Links:  Bellevue School District Home Page  Newport High School     

Daily Bulletin – Friday, September 13, 2019

Daily Bulletin – Friday, September 13, 2019      New Information  Altered Schedule Friday, September 13, 2019: https://bsd405.org/nhs/resources/bell-schedule/   Hey Newport! Want to refine your public speaking and argumentation skills? Newport Speech and Debate begins the 2019/20 season with two sessions open for all students on Monday, September 16th and Thursday, September 19th. Practices run 3:30 to 5:30 in the library! New students and current members are encouraged to participate. Learn baseline skills of public speaking and argumentation in two intense days of open practice! See you there!   Do you want to learn about technology and other STEM-related topics? Come to Technology Students Association in room 1108 on Monday’s 3:30pm to 4:00pm for a good time and free food! First meeting is Monday, September 16th.    Do you like to build robots and compete in competitions? Join Robotics! Our information meeting is on Tuesday, September 17 from 3:30pm to 5pm in the Newport Lecture Halls. Food will be provided. We hope to see you there.    Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills while debating pressing world issues? Join Model United Nations. Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 17th in room 1102 at 3:40pm. Meetings happen weekly on Tuesday’s. Hope to see you there.    Do you like making decorations? Do you want to help plan TOLO, Newport’s semi-formal dance? Then you should joint Camelot Club. Our first meeting is Friday, September 20th at 3:40pm in room 2104; subsequent meetings will happen every Friday. Hope to see you there!    Newport High School Garage Sale is on Saturday, September 14 from 9am to 4pm. All proceeds go to the Senior Class GradKnight. Donations are needed, for example: Gently used sporting equipment, furniture, household items, clothing, and NHS gear. If interested in donating, drop off items on Friday September 13 from 12pm to 7pm. More information is on the @newportASB Instagram account.      This Week’s Events  This week is our first spirit week of the year.  To celebrate the start of 2019-2020 and ease into the year, our spirit week features spirit days that are meant to be relatively easy to do so that anyone who chooses can join in. We will wrap up the week with our Welcome Back Spirit Assembly on Friday. Wear your RED and GOLD – join us at the assembly for lots of fun and the 2019 Homecoming Theme reveal!      Welcome to Newport Class of 2023!  This week the freshman class will elect their ASB Class Officers.  Check your email for a copy of the voter pamphlet which includes information on each candidate.  You will be voting online during the day on Friday.       Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!    KnightSounds Auditions:  Would you like to be a part of an elite vocal ensemble that performs vocal jazz and complex contemporary music, learn microphone technique, have multiple solo opportunities, and learn to improvise?  Then we have a place for you!  We are holding auditions for our select vocal ensemble: KnightSounds on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week. This is a class you register for and it meets zero period.  We also have spots available for rhythm section players and would love to have the opportunity to help you develop your talent. If you are interested or looking for more information, pick up a packet TODAY outside of room 1225, the choir / orchestra room, or see Mrs. Fisher.  Hurry and start practicing!          General Information  Peer Tutors Wanted: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor? Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.    Are you interesting in checking out the clubs that Newport has to offer?  The full list of active NHS clubs is available at https://bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/.    2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours: 30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.    Student Locker Requests go electronic! Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.    KCLS News  King County Library System: Life After High School Programs      College & Career Center News  College visits are intended for students only. The following is an abbreviated list for the coming week. Please visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information. Arizona State University – Monday, September 16th - 1st lunch Macalester College – Monday, September 16th – 3pm   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: Newport HS Athletics      Useful Links:  Bellevue School District Home Page  Newport High School    

Daily Bulletin – Thursday, September 12, 2019

Daily Bulletin – Thursday, September 12, 2019     New Information  Do you want to learn about technology and other STEM-related topics? Come to Technology Students Association in room 1108 on Monday’s 3:30pm to 4:00pm for a good time and free food! First meeting is Monday, September 16th.   Hey Newport, tired of losing your arguments, and being ignored?!” Newport Speech and Debate begins the 2019/20 season with the first annual Boot Camp for all students fired up about becoming persuasive speakers, and winning arguments! Open practices will meet in the Iris Fye Library Monday, September 16 and Thursday, September 19th; 3:30 to 5: 30 p.m. New students and current members are encouraged to participate. Learn baseline skills of public speaking and argumentation in two intense days of open practice! “See you in the clash!”   Do you like to build robots and compete in competitions? Join Robotics! Our information meeting is on Tuesday, September 17 from 3:30pm to 5pm in the Newport Lecture Halls. Food will be provided. We hope to see you there.   Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills while debating pressing world issues? Join Model United Nations. Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 17th in room 1102 at 3:40pm. Meetings happen weekly on Tuesday’s. Hope to see you there.    Do you like making decorations? Do you want to help plan TOLO, Newport’s semi-formal dance? Then you should joint Camelot Club. Our first meeting is Friday, September 20th at 3:40pm in room 2104; subsequent meetings will happen every Friday. Hope to see you there!    Newport High School Garage Sale is on Saturday, September 14 from 9am to 4pm. All proceeds go to the Senior Class GradKnight. Donations are needed, for example: Gently used sporting equipment, furniture, household items, clothing, and NHS gear. If interested in donating, drop off items on Friday September 13 from 12pm to 7pm. More information is on the @newportASB Instagram account.       This Week’s Events  This week is our first spirit week of the year.  To celebrate the start of 2019-2020 and ease into the year, our spirit week features spirit days that are meant to be relatively easy to do so that anyone who chooses can join in. We will wrap up the week with our Welcome Back Spirit Assembly on Friday.    The spirit days are:   Thursday: Sports Day (wear something to represent your favorite sport OR one of you PE shirts!)  Friday: RED and GOLD – join us at the assembly for lots of fun and the 2019 Homecoming Theme reveal!    Welcome to Newport Class of 2023!  This week the freshman class will elect their ASB Class Officers.  Check your email for a copy of the voter pamphlet which includes information on each candidate.  You will be voting online during the day on Friday.      Are you interested in exploring careers in the medical field or interested in competing in events? If so, join Newport’s HOSA chapter. Our first meeting is Thursday, September 12, 2019 in room 3114, 3:40pm to 4pm. We hope to catch you there!    Do you participate in musical activities? Looking to learn music theory and compose? Come to Newport Music Creators Club in room 1233 this Thursday, September 12th at 3:30pm. See you there!    Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!    KnightSounds Auditions:  Would you like to be a part of an elite vocal ensemble that performs vocal jazz and complex contemporary music, learn microphone technique, have multiple solo opportunities, and learn to improvise?  Then we have a place for you!  We are holding auditions for our select vocal ensemble: KnightSounds on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (Sept 16, 17 & 18) of next week. This is a class you register for and it meets zero period.  We also have spots available for rhythm section players and would love to have the opportunity to help you develop your talent. If you are interested or looking for more information, pick up a packet TODAY outside of room 1225, the choir / orchestra room, or see Mrs. Fisher.  Hurry and start practicing!      General Information  Peer Tutors Wanted: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor? Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.    Are you interesting in checking out the clubs that Newport has to offer?  The full list of active NHS clubs is available at https://bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/.    2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours: 30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.     Student Locker Requests go electronic! Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.    KCLS News   King County Library System: Life After High School Programs    College & Career Center News  Visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.     Athletics & ASB Activities   Website Links: Newport HS Athletics     Useful Links:  Bellevue School District Home Page   Newport High School        

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, September 11, 2019     New Information  Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills while debating pressing world issues? Join Model United Nations. Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 17th in room 1102 at 3:40pm. Meetings happen weekly on Tuesday’s. Hope to see you there.    Do you like making decorations? Do you want to help plan TOLO, Newport’s semi-formal dance? Then you should joint Camelot Club. Our first meeting is Friday, September 20th at 3:40pm in room 2104; subsequent meetings will happen every Friday. Hope to see you there!    Newport High School Garage Sale is on Saturday, September 14 from 9am to 4pm. All proceeds go to the Senior Class GradKnight. Donations are needed, for example: Gently used sporting equipment, furniture, household items, clothing, and NHS gear. If interested in donating, drop off items on Friday September 13 from 12pm to 7pm. More information is on the @newportASB Instagram account.     This Week’s Events  This week is our first spirit week of the year.  To celebrate the start of 2019-2020 and ease into the year, our spirit week features spirit days that are meant to be relatively easy to do so that anyone who chooses can join in. We will wrap up the week with our Welcome Back Spirit Assembly on Friday.    The spirit days are:   Wednesday: Red, White and Blue Day  Thursday: Sports Day (wear something to represent your favorite sport OR one of you PE shirts!)  Friday: RED and GOLD – join us at the assembly for lots of fun and the 2019 Homecoming Theme reveal!      Welcome to Newport Class of 2023!  This week the freshman class will elect their ASB Class Officers.  Check your email for a copy of the voter pamphlet which includes information on each candidate.  You will be voting online during the day on Friday.      Are you interested in exploring careers in the medical field or interested in competing in events? If so, join Newport’s HOSA chapter. Our first meeting is Thursday, September 12, 2019 in room 3114, 3:40pm to 4pm. We hope to catch you there!    Do you participate in musical activities? Looking to learn music theory and compose? Come to Newport Music Creators Club in room 1233 this Thursday, September 12th at 3:30pm. See you there!    Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!    KnightSounds Auditions:  Would you like to be a part of an elite vocal ensemble that performs vocal jazz and complex contemporary music, learn microphone technique, have multiple solo opportunities, and learn to improvise?  Then we have a place for you!  We are holding auditions for our select vocal ensemble: KnightSounds on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week. This is a class you register for and it meets zero period.  We also have spots available for rhythm section players and would love to have the opportunity to help you develop your talent. If you are interested or looking for more information, pick up a packet TODAY outside of room 1225, the choir / orchestra room, or see Mrs. Fisher.  Hurry and start practicing!        General Information  Peer Tutors Wanted: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor? Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.    Are you interesting in checking out the clubs that Newport has to offer?  The full list of active NHS clubs is available at https://bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/.    2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours: 30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.     Student Locker Requests go electronic! Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.    KCLS News   King County Library System: Life After High School Programs     College & Career Center News  Visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.     Athletics & ASB Activities   Website Links: Newport HS Athletics     Useful Links:  Bellevue School District Home Page   Newport High School 

Camp Kindness Counts seeking volunteers

At Camp Kindness Counts they believe in the power of kindness and the power that kids and families have to create happier and stronger communities. They provide opportunities for youth of all ages and families to build on their character strengths such as compassion, resilience and forgiveness all while making a difference in our communities through community service and social action. They are currently looking for high school volunteers who are great with children to help them with many things including fundraising, event planning, camp counselors, family service events, and lots more! For more additional information: https://www.campkindnesscounts.org/  

Newport Heights Elementary Seeking High School Volunteers

Newport Heights Elementary is seeking volunteers for - Monday September 23rd, 5.30 - 7.15pm (5 volunteers required) and - Thursday September 26th, 5.15 - 8pm (6 volunteers required) You will be supervising a group of elementary aged children while their parents are attending a parent information session. There will be at least 2 adults there supervising the childminding event along with other high school volunteers. Your tasks would include reading stories, helping with crafts, playing games, helping with sign in and sign out of children, helping to pack away at the conclusion of the event. If you are available to volunteer at one or both of these events or have any questions, please contact me at linda.ohare@gmail.com  

Earn Community Service Hours at Tyee Middle School

All events are after school.  Sign up for Specific Events(s) or be on the volunteer call list volunteer@tyeeptsa.org Dec 6            Holiday Bazaar  Feb 28          Neon Social Dance May 29         Field day Fall                Python Coding Fridays         Competition Math and Science Bowl Thursdays   Programming Competition Mondays     Geo Bees Mon/Tues   Robotics      

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, September 10, 2019     New Information  This week is our first spirit week of the year.  To celebrate the start of 2019-2020 and ease into the year, our spirit week features spirit days that are meant to be relatively easy to do so that anyone who chooses can join in. We will wrap up the week with our Welcome Back Spirit Assembly on Friday.    The spirit days are:   Tuesday: Denim day  Wednesday: Red, White and Blue Day  Thursday: Sports Day (wear something to represent your favorite sport OR one of you PE shirts!)  Friday: RED and GOLD – join us at the assembly for lots of fun and the 2019 Homecoming Theme reveal!    Welcome to Newport Class of 2023!  This week the freshman class will elect their ASB Class Officers.  Check your email for a copy of the voter pamphlet which includes information on each candidate.  You will be voting online during the day on Friday.      Are you interested in exploring careers in the medical field or interested in competing in events? If so, join Newport’s HOSA chapter. Our first meeting is Thursday, September 12, 2019 in room 3114, 3:40pm to 4pm. We hope to catch you there!    Do you participate in musical activities? Looking to learn music theory and compose? Come to Newport Music Creators Club in room 1233 this Thursday, September 12th at 3:30pm. See you there!    Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!    This Week’s Events  Jazz Band will meet Tuesday, September 10 at 7am in the Band Room.    Peer Tutors Wanted: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor? Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.    Are you interesting in checking out the clubs that Newport has to offer?  The full list of active NHS clubs is available at https://bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/.    General Information  2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours: 30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.     Student Locker Requests go electronic! Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.    KCLS News   King County Library System: Life After High School Programs     College & Career Center News  Visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.     Athletics & ASB Activities   Website Links: Newport HS Athletics     Useful Links:  Bellevue School District Home Page   Newport High School